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the compound rid i want to play a clip of cnn's live coverage from april 15, 1993 when that fire had just begun. >> engulfed the vast majority of this compound. >> the entire roof is gone. >> what else can you tell us? any sign of firefighting equipment? >> none whatsoever. there is our shot that we refer to as the farm-cam. that is looking from the north side into the compound. apparently, the north side is not involved yet, it appears the rest of the compound is filled with an orange fire and acrid black smoke. >> within the past 10 days, past week, federal authorities surrounded the compound very close to the compound with razor sharp wire to prevent people from running out. in this case, that may prove to be hazardous. >> still no sign of anyone coming out. >> mike, the latest figures we have is there are 95 people inside, of them 17 or below the age of 10. a total of 25 below the age of 18. >> with cnn coverage from 1993 of the fbi siege of the bridge davidian compound in waco, texas. it was not until much later the fire of war is acknowledged they used incendiary devices, but in -- but in
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if you looked at cnn yesterday afternoon, the killing in syria, it came to an end. >> it did. >> yesterday on capitol hill, republicans and democrats hugged. the whole idea of an historic hold on the secretary of defense, they said, you know what? let's put this to the side because of this cruise ship debacle. i mean, mika, all of the things we worry about -- the national debt clock stopped. >> basically the world stopped. >> we don't have to worry. paul krugman's right. we don't have to worry anymore because cnn tells us that this cruise ship was the only story that mattered yesterday for 24 hours. >> that's right. >> and you know what? makes me feel pretty good about the state of the world. >> and i'm glad they're home. >> that nothing is happening to that degree that they can do that. i think that's very exciting for all of us. i'm very pleased. >> it's very good when the world stops to be told that. >> perspective it be reassuring. >> it's all relative. that's true. >> it's all relative. syria, come on. people are dying. middle east peace breaking up. that doesn't matter.
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future." at 1:30, cnn's chief washington correspondent jake tapper on the war in afghanistan in "the outpost." gary willslock, asks, "why priests?" this is live on saturday at c- span2, starting at 10:15. >> "washington journal" continues. host: marsha blackburn joins us. a republican from tennessee. good morning. president obama has been on a tour is a visiting places like georgia, north carolina. we saw him give the state of the union address. how are republicans getting some air time? what is your message this week as the president takes his message to the street? guest: how unfortunate that he chose to leave d.c. then rather trying to sit down with us of trying to address the nation's problems. jobs, the economy, out of control spending -- we would have loved to have had the opportunity to talk to him and work with him. the way republicans are getting our message out is through what i call the network of you. is our constituents. you have seen republicans very active on social media this week. you're seeing us a very active with a telephone and town halls. we're talking directly